Caledon Public Library

Adults

Download the Spring 2019 guide to programs, services, resources and more at Caledon Public Library.

Afternoon Film Club

Join us for a fun afternoon of film and discussion with screenings of titles from our Kanopy Collection. Moreover, movies are always better with snacks - We'll have popcorn and drinks too.

  • Albion Bolton | 2 pm - 4 pm | March 8: A Street Cat Named Bob

  • Margaret Dunn Valleywood | 2 pm - 4 pm | March 22: The Man Who Knew Infinity

  • Albion Bolton | 2 pm - 4 pm | April 5: Heart Beats Loud

  • Margaret Dunn Valleywood | 2 pm - 4 pm | April 26: Lucky

  • Albion Bolton | 2 pm - 4 pm | May 3: The Apple Pushers

  • Margaret Dunn Valleywood | 2 pm - 4 pm | May 24: This Beautiful Fantastic

Mark Rector: Oh Canada, Our Home and Inventive Land

Join us to hear Mark Rector talk about his book Oh Oh Canada, Our Home and Inventive Land. Enjoy his entertaining presentation filled with stories of Canadian inventors and even listen to a recording of Alexander Graham Bell's voice. Canada's past is filled with wacky and brilliant inventions and amazing firsts that will surprise and entertain you. 

  • Albion Bolton | 7 pm | March 5

Caledon Koffee Klatch

Our newest discussion group is about all books. Come out to chat about your favourite books, hear what others are reading and get some recommendations from our library staff. Light refreshments will be provided.

  • Albion Bolton | 1 pm | 2nd and 4th Mondays: March 11, 25; April 8; May 13, 27

Armchair Travel

Shetland and Orkney Islands

Sheila Howlett-Soltysiak and her husband share their travel adventures in this archipelago off the north coast of Scotland. Steeped in history and tradition, the region's harshly beautiful landscape and distinctive culture come alive in Sheila's stories. 
Albion Bolton | 7 pm | March 26

New Zealand

Georgina Richardson will take us on a visually stunning exploration of New Zealand's North and South Islands - from the mountains to the cities to the Hahei Coast's beaches and reserves. Join us to share in Georgina's adventures! 
Albion Bolton | 7 pm | April 9

East Asia

 Amandip Dhami will share her experience of travelling throughout East Asia with stops in China, South Korea and Japan. Learn about the area's famous landmarks as well as some tricks and tips that can help with your own trip planning. 
Albion Bolton | 7 pm | April 23

Learn About Gale Courses 

Gale Courses offer six-week online courses free with your library card - from MS Excel to Project Management to Accounting and more, you can learn so much with Gale Courses. In this workshop, library staff will show you how to create an account and register for courses. 

  • Albion Bolton | 2 pm | March 27

Wine Glass Paint Night

Join us for a creative evening of personalizing your own wine glasses using the mandala dot painting technique. At the end of the night, each participant will get to take home their own decorated wine glass. Register hereAll painting materials will be provided. Program is for adults only.

  • Caledon East | 6:30 pm | March 28 

Mad, Bad & Out There Poetry Workshop

Fly beyond the norm to explore new ways of understanding and creating poetry in this workshop led by Dufferin County's inaugural poet laureate, Harry Posner. Let us know you're coming - register for the workshop. 

  • Albion Bolton | 1 pm | March 31

Happy Little Paint Night 

Follow along with this special YouTube™ video to paint a beautiful landscape picture in the tradition of Bob Ross. Program is for adults only.

Kick the Sugar Habit

Certified health and life coach Betty Howe will offer solutions to sugar cravings and discuss common challenges to kicking the sugar habit. Learn about sugar content and polarity in different foods and get advice on healthy eating. Register to join us to learn about sugar's effects on our health. 

  • Albion Bolton | 7 pm | April 25

New Parents Pop Up

Looking for a welcoming, comfortable spot to engage with other parents and their babies? Look no further than CPL! From early literacy to making your first baby food or developing a new exercise program, each week we'll explore a topic relevant to your baby and you. Expectant parents welcome. Light refreshments will be provided. 

  • Albion Bolton | 2 pm | April 24, May 1, 8, 15

Wills and Estate Planning 

Back by popular demand, lawyer Suzanne Deliscar will present an informative 45 minute session about wills and estate planning, followed by time for questions. Light refreshments will be provided. Please register to join us. **Suzanne will also provide another session at the end of June at the Albion Bolton branch. 

  • Caledon Village | 7 pm | April 30

An Evening With Author James Fitzgerald

Join us for a special evening with award-winning author James Fitzgerald as he speaks about his newest memoir, Dreaming Sally: A True Story of First Love, Sudden Death and Long Shadows.

  • Albion Bolton | 7 pm | May 9

Indigenous Peoples Drum Workshop

Join us for an interactive and informative drumming workshop led by Tabitha Shurgold. Learn about the roots of indigenous drumming and its significance in their community's political and social fabric. Registration is required.  

  • Albion Bolton | 10:30 am | May 11

Appy Hour

We're always happy to answer your tech questions at any of our branches and are pleased to offer two options for more detailed IT support. One-on-one friendly assistance and advice for your device, whatever it may be. Drop by the Community Corner on the main floor at the Albion Bolton branch.

Mondays | 2:30 - 4 pm

Wednesdays | 10:30 am - 12 noon

 

Library Living

In partnership with Brampton Caledon Community Living, this monthly program designed specifically for adults with developmental/intellectual disabilities. Learn more.

  • Albion Bolton | 1:30 pm - 3 pm | 4th Friday of the month

Adult Book Clubs         

Caledon Public Library Book Clubs offer book lovers the opportunity to meet and discuss books and authors with others. Book clubs provide the perfect venue to share perspectives and understanding on a variety of subjects.  With 12 adult book clubs and 3 youth book clubs meeting monthly at different branches and locations, there is sure to be a club that meets your needs. Membership is FREE and everyone is welcome. Learn more.

  • *New Albion Bolton Mystery Book Club

Do you enjoy a good mystery? Join us for our newest mystery book club. Held at the Albion Bolton Branch on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 1 pm.

Writers' Ink

If you're an aspiring writer or are a novelist or poet at heart, the writing group, Writers' Ink, is the group for you. If you've always wanted to write but didn't necessarily know how to get started, or even finish, Writers' Ink will help develop the skills and confidence you will need to pursue your writing dreams! Writers' Ink also has a blog where members are encouraged to share their work. Learn more

Knit & Knatter

This is an adult program dedicated to providing space for fellow needlers to come together, share tips, discuss projects and enjoy the company of those who share the love of yarn.

Albion Bolton Wednesdays 6:00 pm
Alton Wednesdays 7:00 pm
Caledon Village Thursdays 6:00 pm
M.D. Valleywood Fridays 1:00 pm

Artful Caledon

Caledon Public Library is pleased to showcase art in the library all year round. We display art exhibits free of charge at all seven branches and include artists of all ages and abilities. Whether you’re in school, a professional artist or just someone who likes to dabble, we have a wall or a shelf with your name on it! No exhibit is too big or too small.  

The Alton Group welcomes local artists to share ideas, books, resources, various techniques and works in progress. 

Alton Branch (Community Room)

  • 1st & 3rd Saturdays of every month | 10 am - 12 pm